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April 21st, 2010
12:16 PM ET

Pursuing Education for All

Actress Jessica Alba teams up with Rep. Nita Lowey of New York on landmark legislation to help achieve universal basic education around the world. They are kicking off the “One Goal: Education for All” campaign in the United States. The campaign is aimed at helping the 72 million children worldwide who still lack access to basic education. They both joined Fredricka Whitfield in the CNN Newsroom.


Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Fredricka Whitfield • Tony Harris
April 21st, 2010
07:33 AM ET

Too Fat to Fight

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More than a quarter of young adults are medically ineligible to serve in the armed forces, according to Mission: Readiness, a group of retired military officials. The main reason why young people are rejected from the service? Weight. The Mission is calling for Congress to pass a new childhood nutrition laws to remove school junk food and improve nutritional standards.

Our question: What’s the worst school meal you remember? And as a parent, how do you make sure your kids are eating healthy?


Filed under: Kyra Phillips